Wednesday May 27, 2020

Mitsubishi redefines the hybrid

Mitsubishi's new Outlander PHEV looks normal, but it's nothing short of revolutionary underneath, writes Paul Healy.

2nd February, 2014
The Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle): offers a special operating mode for times when electric power will be inefficient.

What is a hybrid? Webster's dictionary defines it as ''an animal or plant that is produced from two animals or plants of different kinds. However, in the car world, we have a much easier definition. It's a vehicle with two forms of propulsion that, since the arrival of cars like the Toyota Prius and Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4, means an engine backed up by an electric motor.

The Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) is, Mitsubishi says,...

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